Prakash Kochar & Co., Top Chartered Accountants in Tamil Nadu in India, Leading Auditors in Chennai, Top Management Consultants for SMEs, Retail Sector Experts, Income tax advice, Business process review

Our Members

The firm's practice is being managed by two partners and a team of 40 experienced members.

 Prakash Kochar F.C.A
He is the founder of the firm in 1989 and has been the lynchpin to the organization at all levels of its growth. As a Managing Partner of the firm Prakash kochar takes the worry out of dealing with the Income tax Department! He is Prakash kochar & co's tax specialist. With absolute calm and assurance, he deals with problems regarding assessments and audits, he makes complex issues understandable, and helps make sure Prakash Kochar & Co 's clients avoid pitfalls and make the best of opportunities where they arise.

Rather than a standard 'template' approach, Kochar looks at every client's tax issues and gives individualised solutions to tax problems. With extensive knowledge and experience, he sorts out tax matters relating to large transactions. He takes the mystery and fear out of any tax compliance. Search and seizure is inevitable for any large organization, however with decades of experience he properly plans for the clients to enable mitigate such risks in a professional manner. Mr. Kochar's immense experience supplements his sound knowledge, having stood among India's top 50 in CA Exams of ICAI.

Umesh Gulecha F.C.A

Umesh is responsible for the smooth running of the firm and for ensuring the team, work to the highest standards in providing first class client service. Since his association with the firm, Umesh has acquired a formidable range of expertise and experience. His client portfolio includes a number of companies, professional firms, and small businesses whom he advises on a wide range of issues.

The daily thrill of working with clients at a collaborative level to provide solutions to their issues has a strong emphasis on systemization and information technology. He readily assists clients with the implementation of new accounting systems and products to achieve growth at very great speeds.

His 360 degree view of the world helps create order out of chaos and great skills in future proofing organizations creates an environment of continuous improvement to assist clients in meeting long term goals – both financial and non-financial. Umesh is also a member of Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida. His vivacious spirit has brought in a great deal of dynamism to the firm & its services.


Swetha Kochar is a Chartered Accountant by profession and Management Consultant by passion. She holds an All-India rank 13 in her CA Final examinations along with the distinction of leading the CA students’ body in South India.

She followed her passion in consulting and worked with KPMG’s Transaction Services division and then moved to McKinsey & Company in Mumbai. At McKinsey, Swetha was a top-rated consultant who advised CXOs of large multinationals on issues such as sales growth, operations improvement, growth strategy, cost reduction and the like. Her rewarding career with McKinsey threw open wide opportunities to work with private equity firms, study at India’s top B-schools or lead the CEOs office of Indian companies.

True to her passion, she returned to the family firm (Prakash Kochar & Co) to continue her consulting career and now advises the large, under-served segment of Indian SMEs. Her work at Prakash Kochar & Co is focussed towards scaling up SMEs & family businesses by setting up effective systems &processes, implementing ERPs, increasing profitability, providing insightful data & analysis and building performance-driven employees. She is also an avid traveller who has travelled to all 7 continents of the world.


Rathandeep Umesh is a corporate finance head specializing in providing advisory services for small and medium scaled organizations. Mrs. Rathandeep has been actively engaged in the corporate finance profession for twelve years and has earned her Executive Program on Applied Finance from IIM Calcutta and is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance.

 Her recent efforts have focused on the management of valuation assignments for clients in a wide array of enterprises and purposes. Apart from Valuations as a head of Corporate Finance, she has done various debt raising projects for her clients through the banking channel. Under her leadership, the firm has liaised for arranging more than Rs 3 billion funds.

She is also an expert in business modelling services and proposal appraisal for new projects on behalf of the clients. She has provided direction to her clients on the capital budgeting aspects of projects to be undertaken and their financial viability considering the current economic scenario and the future prospects coupled with the clients’ strength and capabilities in handling such projects.

She is an active member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) Chennai Chapter and also participates in VCCircle events. She is also a member of Indian Women Network (IWN) – a part of CII initiative for women entrepreneurs and managers.


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